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Pitching Coach

• Begins his first season with the Cyclones and his fourth season in the Mets organization.
• Spent the 2016 season as the pitching coach at Kingsport (A) of the Appalachian League.
• Served in the same role with the Gulf Coast Mets in 2014 and 2015.
• A lefthander, he pitched for the Mets in 2005-2006 and compiled an 0-2 record with a 3.46 ERA in 26 games.
• Played in the majors from 2005-2010 with the Mets, Braves, Padres and Yankees.
• Acquired by the Mets in 2003 along with pitcher Edwin Almonte and infielder Andrew Salvo from Chicago (AL) in a trade that sent Roberto Alomar to the White Sox.
• Royce, 36, lives in San Diego with his wife and two daughters.


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